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Address: Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-321-3851

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a visit to 生田神社

We dropped by the shrine as we walked from the Kitano area back to Sannomiya station. It is not as conspicuous as it site at the end of Ikuta road lined by malls, restaurants and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lots of brilliant colours, quiet areas around the back. Backs on to Higashimon Street, the nightlife area.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After coming from the shrines and temples in Kyoto and Nara it was nice to find a less hectic shrine with no school groups or hoards of tourists. This is a peaceful oasis in the heart of Kobe. The shrine is lovely and historic. In the rear is a peaceful park with trees, small shrines, meditation huts and a brook.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A very quick 10-minute walk from the Sannomiya train station is a very beautiful Shinto Shrine with dazzling orange motif. There are several Torii gates (which are for Shinto shrines) leading up to the main shrine. You can buy an EMA, which is wooden plate and write your wishes, hang them up with the others and hope the shrine will... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I visit Ikuta Shrine every time I come to Japan, and each time I'm reminded that no matter how much I love the city of Kobe, this shrine is a welcome retreat in the center of a very active metropolis. The architecture is amazing, the miko-san (shrine maidens) are very polite and helpful, the charms they sell are attractive and... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We dropped by the shrine as we walked from the Kitano area back to Sannomiya station. It is not as conspicuous as it site at the end of Ikuta road lined by malls, restaurants and shops, a little out of the main road. However the entrance (Romon) is rather unique and elaborated red so you can’t miss it. Ikuta Shrine... More 

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Ashiya, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

International travellers will be impressed by the traditional shrine architecture and vivid colours surrounded by a vibrant urban scene.

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Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is right in the middle of the city but a little out of the way crossing all the shops on the street. somewhere at the corner is this temple situated, one of the famous shrines in Kobe. The entrace is like all Japanses shrines and so peaceful. we visited pretty early in the morning, its worthwhile to visit there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It seems out of place, at the end of a road lined by malls, restaurants and shops, until one remembers that the shrine was probably there before the commercial establishments were put up. It is easy to find and truly just walking distance from the Sannomiya station. The walls and the trees do a wonderful job of keeping the sound... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Ikuta Shrine located near Sannomiya and Kobe. I was here when Spring Season, and Ikuta Shrine looks beautiful because surrounded by Sakura :)

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dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A great example of the classic Japanese temple/shrine we come to Japan to see, right in the heart of the city and so no excuses not to visit, even for a short time.

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Address: Address: Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-321-3851
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe

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